Quality Assurance Coordinator

Deadline: 11/25/2022 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: EM023
Salary Range: Grade 6 / $44,987.93 - $74,230.08
Division-Section-Unit: Environmental Science & Compliance/Environmental Monitoring
Shift: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Limitations: None
Position Covered By Collective Bargaining Union Agreement: No
Name of Bargaining Unit Union:


Serve as a metadata processor in support of the Environmental Monitoring team.  Responsible for  ensuring applicable Environmental Monitoring information gets into the LIMS properly for various reporting and analysis needs.  Implement, support and analyze monitoring plans/programs which proactively ensure that the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) wastewater treatment plants, receiving waters and discharges are within permit parameters.  Create LIMS workflows to ensure that all Environmental Monitoring sampling metadata can be entered into the LIMS system.  Work with the department manager and other department personnel to ensure NBC input and output data are accurate and output reports are properly formatted for in accordance with the needs of end users. Access and process data files from field equipment for general use and established visualization formats. Remain current with regulations, literature, procedures, equipment and industry trends.  Support the development and implementation of water and wastewater sampling and analysis protocols, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), monitoring plans and programs, to ensure they reflect current regulations and ensure NBC mandates are satisfied.  Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.



Graduation from a 4-year technical college degree program (environmental science, chemistry, engineering, etc.) One to three years of experience performing professional environmental science analysis and/or statistical analysis. Advanced mathematical skills, including statistical analysis, is highly desirable. Knowledge of wastewater treatment facility operations, nutrients and their effects on receiving waters preferred. Certifications in GIS and experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) preferred. Job Knowledge, Skills, Requirements: Must be proficient in Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) software, MS word, Excel, GIS, and Power Point. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Special Requirements: A valid Driver’s License is required. Boating knowledge, experience and Safe Boating Certificate is a plus. NBC requires vaccination against Covid-19 as a condition of employment, as well as continuing employment.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Provisions:

Reasonable Accommodations:
If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability, but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

Medical Information:
Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Apply within the application period as shown. The NBC does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail. NOTE: The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.


    The Narragansett Bay Commission
    Human Resources Office
    One Service Road
    Providence, RI 02905
    Fax (401) 461-2242

E-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be received in MS Word Format.